Resources available on the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse

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Some resources available from the Family Violence Clearinghouse
The turning of the tide : a Whānau Ora Crime and Crash Prevention Strategy 2012/13 – 2017/18
New Zealand Police
This strategy was developed by the Police Commissioner’s Māori Focus Forum, consisting of senior Iwi representatives from around the country, with help from Police. It is based on Iwi Crime and Crash Plans drawn up by Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua and Tainui and has been strongly endorsed by iwi leaders around the country. (from the media release, 13/12/2012). Ā Tātau Mahi The strategy includes a focus on: reducing male absenteeism, improving child supervision, keeping kids in schools and boosting parenting skills. Objectives include reducing apprehensions of Māori that result in prosecutions and the number of repeat victims who are Māori.
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The evaluation of campus-based gender violence prevention programming : what we know about program effectiveness and implications for practitioners
by Gibbons, Roberta E
“Colleges and universities have been a key venue for the development and evaluation of sexual violence prevention programming. However, there are no studies demonstrating a link between campus-based sexual assault prevention programs and a subsequent campus-wide reduction in the incidence of sexual violence.” This paper outlines why these programmes are important.
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Tu mai te oriori, nau mai te hauora! A kaupapa Māori approach to infant mental health: adapting Mellow Parenting for Māori mothers in Aotearoa, New Zealand
by Penehira, Mera ; Doherty, Lyn
The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the acceptability and effectiveness of Hoki ki te Rito (HKTR)/Mellow Parenting program, for Māori mothers in South Auckland, New Zealand.
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